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Symptoms Of Coq10 Deficiency
I was diagnosed with a B12 deficiency 5 years ago had a level in the low 200 and neuro symptoms. I was given one shot and 30 days of pills and I still have a lot of symptoms. I was retested in the 500's. What should I do?
Normal: Now your B12 levels are within normal range. ...Read more
Possibly: It could be. Especially if you have had part of your ileum surgically removed. If not, it may be very inflamed. You may need injectable forms of B12 if you can't get your levels up through oral supplementation ...Read more
A great unknown: It's very hard to identify true magnsium deficiency by lab work in people not otherwise ill, since most of the body's magnesium is inside the cells. It's unknown how blood levels vary with total body content. Pathologists have discussed this for decades and reached no conclusions. You're wise simply to eat sensibly, getting enough green vegetables. ...Read more
Too involved: Common nutritional deficiencies in the us are usually seen in alcoholics and include thiamine, magnesium, protein and folate (folic acid) deficiencies. Women in reproductive phase may have iron deficiency due to menstrual blood loss. People with eating disorders often have multiple deficiencies of vitamins and minerals. Symptoms: anemia, weakness, neuropathy, skin rashes, failure to thrive etc. ...Read more
Hypocalcemia: Check out https://www. Merckmanuals. Com/home/hormonal-and-metabolic-disorders/electrolyte-balance/hypocalcemia-low-level-of-calcium-in-the-blood which states: "muscle cramps are common, and people may become confused, depressed, and forgetful and have tingling in their lips, fingers, and feet as well as stiff, achy muscles" ...Read more
When I exercise I sweat too much, I mean much more than any one in the gym, what deficiencies this symptom might mean?
Sweating: See your doc (especially if you have other symptoms) and if he/she has no clear diagnosis it may simply be that you sweat more that others. It is not necessarily a deficiency but may lead to deficiencies in your electrolyte balance so be sure to eat well, i.e., lots of fruits and vegetables--eat the rainbow. Stay hydrated and avoid most electrolyte drinks because they can be high in sugar. ...Read more
Vit D is 13 ng/dl. How many days does it take for the deficiency symptoms to reduce? If one is taking 60000IU D3 per week.
Vitamin D def: Hard to say. You are taking about 8, 000 IU per day. Your Vitamin D level is Extremely low! I would have your Vitamin D level rechecked in 2 months on that regimen. ...Read more
B12 Deficiency: B12 deficiency can lead to anemia, with symptoms of fatigue, tiredness and exercise related shortness of breath. Neurological symptoms include numbness, parasthesias (tingling of hand and feet), decreased reflexes, ataxia (difficulty walking). Psychiatric symptoms include dementia, personality changes, psychosis, and impaired memory. ...Read more
See answer: Early-stage calcium deficiency may not cause any symptoms but may include: brittle nails, dry skin, yellowing of teeth, muscle cramps, excessive eye twitching, weakness, and sweating in cold weather. Later stage deficiency symptoms include: muscle spasms, numbness and tingling in the hands, feet, and face, memory loss, depression, hallucinations, poor appetite, and abnormal heart rhythm. ...Read more
Weakness and fatigue
Light-headedness and dizziness
Palpitations and rapid heartbeat
Shortness of breath
A sore tongue that has a red, beefy appearance
Nausea or poor appetite
Yellowish tinge to the skin and eyes
Numbness and tingling in the hands and feet
irritability ...Read more
Infections: Pt with immune deficiencies typically present with recurrent or unusual infections. The range of pidd varies from relatively minor to life threatening medical emergency. Check www. Primmaryimmune. Org for some really good information on pidd. ...Read more
Many.: Symptoms include muscle spasms, carpopedal spasm, facial grimacing, laryngeal spasm, seizure, and respiratory arrest. If it's long standing, papiledema and increased intracranial pressure develop. A patient could get irritated, with psychosis, intestinal cramps and malabsorption. Chvostek's (faial muscle spasm) and trosseau's (flexion of hand and forearm) are seen along with prolonged qt on ecg. ...Read more
Infections: Immunodeficiency presents with recurrent infections. When these infections occur, the type of infection, the bug responsible for the infection and the frequency of infection helps the clinician understand the type of immunodeficiency. ...Read more
Musculoskeletal: Some symptoms of hypocalcemia, calcium deficiency, include pale skin calcium is also required for muscle contraction and relaxation, nerve and hormone function, and blood pressure regulation., tiredness, muscle aches and twitches. Calcium deficiency in children leads to inadequate growth and bone deformity. ...Read more
Symptoms of protein deficiency are physical. Some are emotional.
Fainting, headache, difficulty sleeping, slow healing, general weakness, skin rashes, pale skin, ridges in nails, thinning or brittle hair, weight loss, edema
edema is a collection of fluid under the skin. Nkiness, moodiness.
Problems with conflict resolution
Lack of energy, no desire to do things. ...Read more
1.Constant craving of carbs!
2.Muscle and/or joint pain!
these are signs of mild deficiency!
symptoms of severe protein deficiency:
1.Edema (swelling) 2.Thinning brittle hair and/or hair loss 3.Ridges in finger and toe nails 4.Skin rashes; dry skin 5.Weak and tired 6.Muscle soreness and cramps 7.Slow healing 8.Skin ulcers 9.Sleep issues 10.Headache 11.Nausea 12.Fainting 13.Depression/anxiety. ...Read more
Depends.: There are many hormones in the body and most have far reaching effects. These are complex chemicals that control everything from metabolism to sexual function. Deficiency of some hormones is easy to diagnose and produces reliable symptoms, but others are much more subtle. Really need to know which hormone we are discussing. ...Read more
Progesterone: The most common symptom is irregular menses caused by non-ovulatory cycles. Another may be sustained spotting for a week or more. The action of progesterone is to prepare the lining of the womb for a potential implantation (pregnancy). When there is a lack of sufficient progesterone the lining degenerates and various withdrawal bleeding episodes can occur, ...Read more
Severe infections: The immune system main role is to protect our body from infections, and also from tumors. When there is a deficiency, infections come often and are more severe. The symptoms are from the infections. If there is no infection, there are no symptoms. Some immune defciencies are of regulation, in those cases, parts of our body is harmed by our own immunity, this is called autoimmunity, as in lupus. ...Read more
NO: The symptoms are extremely variable, depending on the deficiency. Classic deficiency diseases are rare in developed countries but do occur. B1 def = beriberi, c = scurvy. The commonest deficiencies in america are d and b although c is surprisingly common, but never in classic form. ...Read more
Most: Most patients with IgA def are a symptomatic. It is quite common. ...Read more
What are the signs and symptoms of pathogenic diseases, hereditary diseases, deficiency diseases and physiological diseases?
Site protocol: You get the most from this site when you provide background information on a medical problem and ask a related but clear question. We are not a shortcut for homework assignments, or a library reference section. For that you need to consult your local library or text books. ...Read more
Can mcad deficiency be present in adulthood? Can I know clinically if I have this? Which are the symptoms and the treatment?
Most outgrow it: Medium chain acyl-coa dehydrogenase deficiency has been described in adults, but most children outgrow the risk of fatal hypoglycemia by the age of 8 or so. One theory of why this is is that the available pool of coenzyme a is increased as babies grow. Acylcarnitine analysis can detect this condition in adults who may have muscle pain on exertion, heart problems or low blood sugar when fasting. ...Read more
Hi I'm a 25 year old woman and showing bad symptoms of progesterone deficiency im not sure what to do. Don't have insurance and im scared?
Symptoms in medicine: Hi. Here's a very well time tested and proven philosophy of medicine: there is no symptom specific to any single disease, and no disease specific to any single symptom. So when you say someone has symptoms of a rare condition (e.g., progesterone deficiency) bear in mind those same symptoms can be seen WITHOUT that condition, with some other condition, or with no identifiable disease at all. ...Read more
How long it might take to replete the B12 storage in the body from low 200pg/ml and see improvement in deficiency symptoms, with a 1000mcg/day dose?
If your B12 is low: Chances are you need to replace it the rest of your life. Using 2 mg by mouth may over ride the problem with absorption. Check your level periodically and keep it above 550 (European Standard) This can be achieved in most cases with bi weekly B12 (1.2mg to 1.8 mg under the tongue liquid) This will run you 10-15 dollars a year. I have about 350 patients on this form. ...Read more
I read up on vita. D & magnesium deficiency and the symptoms I'm feeling are similar to that condition iwanna know what can I take OTC til isee my dr?
Vitamin d 2000-4000 units a day is reasonable. Do not take if you have a history of sarcoidosis or previous elevated calcium levels
magnesium- mag oxide 400 mg twice a day or mag protein plus 133 mg twice a day. Do not take if you have kidney failure because magnesium is excreted by the kidney. ...Read more
How to recover calcium deficiency? I have read a lot regarding this and I am feeling the same symptoms of calcium deficiency. Please suggest me ways.
Vitamin D3 critical: Vitamin d3 is critical for both calcium absorption from intestines, both food ; any supplements (food better) in western countries, low vitamin d3 concentrations are quite common. Thus consider getting vitamin d3 blood concentration checked as an indicator, supplement if low (be aware most supplements are low value, unreliable) and verify concentration ↑ into upper normal ranges. ...Read more
Iron deficiency anem: Anemia makes you tired and pale. Some get lightheaded, or have chest pain or shortness of breath. Iron deficiency can cause "pica" (craving something above and beyond needing it for food). The most common symptom is munching ice. Other people crave starch, chalk, dirt, or other unusual substances. It's important that iron-deficient people see an md so dangerous things like GI cancer are ruled out. ...Read more